Cascade Chamber, EDC hosting informational session Aug. 22

The Cascade Area Chamber of Commerce is starting a new connection with the Cascade Economic Development Corporation to host quarterly educational events. The first event is Thursday, Aug. 22, from noon to 2 p.m. in the basement of Fidelity Bank & Trust, 1550 1st Ave. East.

Jim Thompson, with the Iowa Economic Development Authority, will talk about the housing and downtown initiatives. A free lunch will be served. Those interested in attending should RSVP by emailing HMcPherson@ecia.org, before Monday, Aug. 19.